Tag: 1900’s

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – Our ancestors loved flowers and knew how to keep them fresh

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – (Photos) Here is the way young women attending college dressed around 1900 when they went on an outing

The photographs below were made between 1890- 1910 and are probably of young women attending the Alabama Girls' Industrial School in Montevallo, Alabama which is…

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MONDAY MUSINGS: Do you remember trying to diaper a squirming baby using diaper pins? – these vintage pictures from Auburn Univ. reveal the past

I discovered these old photographs from Auburn University while doing some research.  If you have more information about them, click on the link at…

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Photograph of Gen. Basil Duke ca. 1860 who was the brother-in-law of Gen. John Hunt Morgan & others

(Below are some photographs with information I discovered while doing some research that might be beneficial to other researchers. Subscribe to the daily email…

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MONDAY MUSINGS: Do you remember when doctors made house calls like this even for serious emergencies?

He should have stayed home by Shannon Hollon My maternal GGGrandfather was Charles Monroe Campbell MD (1867-1939) he graduated from the Tennessee Medical College(…

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One-room schoolhouses were popular in early Alabama as these photographs indicate

Education was important to early pioneers of Alabama. One-room schoolhouses, log houses in communities, private homes, schoolhouses on large plantations, private academies, and mission schools…

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Did you know six years before the Wright Bros. famous flight a manned glider flew 15 feet over Mobile Bay beach in Alabama?

Glider flew in 1893 over Mobile Bay beach The land around Brookley field in Mobile, Alabama has played a part in United States aviation…